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Jb0110r Review

Module by: R.G. (Dick) Baldwin. E-mail the author

Summary: This module contains review questions and answers keyed to the module titled Jb0110: Java OOP: Programming Fundamentals, Getting Started.


This module contains review questions and answers keyed to the module titled Jb0110: Java OOP: Programming Fundamentals, Getting Started .

The questions and the answers are connected by hyperlinks to make it easy for you to navigate from the question to the answer and back again.


Question 1 .

True or false? You need a special IDE to write Java code.

Answer 1

Question 2

True or false? All of the software that you need to create, compile, and run Java programs is free.

Answer 2

Question 3

True or false? Installing the Java JDK can be a little difficult.

Answer 3

Question 4

True or false? Java is so easy that you don't need documentation to program using Java.

Answer 4

Question 5

True or false? The most fundamental way to compile and run Java applications is from the command line.

Answer 5

Question 6

Write a simple test program that can be used to confirm that the JDK is properly installed on your system.

Answer 6


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The image is also an example of the kinds of things that we do in my course titled ITSE 2321, Object-Oriented Programming.

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Answer 6

If you can compile and run the program code shown in Listing 1 , the JDK is probably installed properly on your computer.

Listing 1: A Java test program.
class hello {
  public static void main(String[] args){
    System.out.println("Hello World");
  }//end main
}//end class

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Answer 5

True. Although a variety of IDEs are available that can be used to compile and run Java applications, the most fundamental way is to compile and run the programs from the command line. A batch file in Windows, or the equivalent in other operating systems, can be of some help in reducing the amount of typing required to compile and run a Java application from the command line.

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Answer 4

False. Java uses huge class libraries, which few if any of us can memorize. Therefore, it is very difficult to program in Java without access to the documentation for the JDK.

As of November 2012, several different types of Java documentation are available online at .

Back to Question 4

Answer 3

True. Installing the Java JDK can be a little difficult depending on your experience and knowledge. As of November 2012, you will find installation instructions at .

Back to Question 3

Answer 2

True. You will need to download and install the free Java JDK from the Oracle/Sun website. As of November, 2012, you will find that website at

Back to Question 2

Answer 1

False. You can write Java code using any plain text editor. You simply need to cause the output file to have an extension of .java.

Back to Question 1


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Housekeeping material
  • Module name: Jb0110r Review for Programming Fundamentals, Getting Started
  • File: Jb0110r.htm
  • Published: 11/20/12
  • Revised: 01/02/13



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Affiliation : I am a professor of Computer Information Technology at Austin Community College in Austin, TX.


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